Both, in Group B’s second round, finished their first half without any score. Vietnam’s first goal was made by captain Ngoc Hai in the 55th minute of the second half. Striker Hoang Lam then scored a second goal for Vietnam in the last minutes. Two minutes later, the match ended with Cambodia narrowing the gap by 1-2 in favour of Vietnam.
Also in Group B, Malaysia lost to Timor Leste 2-0 the same day.
The week-long tournament will last until March 3 with matches fixed for two groups - Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore and Myanmar in group A, and Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam in group B.